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Ensure smooth harvesting, sowing operation with social distancing: Centre to States

New Delhi, Apr 3 (UNI) The Centre on Friday asked the State Governments to ensure smooth harvesting and sowing operation, during the 21-day nationwide lockdown.
Union Ministry for Home Affairs (MHA) had sent an advisory to all States regarding granting of exception to Agricultural operations from lockdown restrictions to fight COVID-19, keeping in mind the harvesting and sowing season.
With this advisory, exceptions have been allowed for farming operations by farmers and farm workers, procurement of agricultural productions, operation of Mandis, movement of harvesting and sowing related machinery.
In order to re-emphasise the exceptions, Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla has advised all State Chief Secretaries to ensure that exceptions with respect to farming operations, allowed under 21-day lockdown, be communicated to all field agencies.
''Smooth harvesting and sowing operations, while maintaining Social Distancing, need to be ensured,'' it stated.
Earlier, the Home Ministry had given relaxations for movement of essential services goods, industries producing food products and some other important services.
In the third Addendum, the MHA relaxed travel norms for foreigners, whose tests for COVID-19 were found negative and they were stranded here, due to the lockdown. The Indians, who were quarantined for stipulated period of time, were allowed to go to their homes.

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